Which histologic findings are characteristic of cystic basal cell carcinoma?

Updated: Mar 02, 2020
  • Author: Robert S Bader, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Cystic basal cell carcinoma consists of large, round or oval tumor islands within the dermis with mucin present in the center of the island. This space is caused by central tumor cell degeneration.


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